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February 17th, 2024
Social Development takes on streamlined approach to managing grants

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The local Social Development Department has underscored its commitment to ensuring confidentiality and equity in delivering public assistance to persons across the Virgin Islands, through more accessible and streamlined social services in the VI.

January 14th, 2024
Governor has access to GIS but not Opposition or Jr Ministers- SFC report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- While testifying before the House of Assembly’s 2023 Standing Finance Committee (SFC) on the 2024 Budget, Chief Information Officer (CIO) Desiree Smith told the Committee about her agency’s operations.

April 24th, 2023
Over 3000 ballots cast as of 12:00 PM

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- More than 3000 ballots have been cast as of midday on Elections Day in the Virgin Islands (VI) today, Monday, April 24, 2023.

January 10th, 2023
Gov’t says 3 recent hires were in accordance with laws

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) has moved to clarify the hiring of three persons, following accusations that Labour laws may have been broken in the process of hiring the persons who currently serve in the Premier’s Office and Government Information Services (GIS).

August 17th, 2022
GIS & Immigration personnel clash over parking space in RT

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A clash over parking space in the parking lot across from Labour and Immigration Departments resulted in police being called in on Tuesday, August 16, 2022.

May 27th, 2022
Premier accuses radio show of trying to ‘undermine confidence’ in his leadership

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Premier of the Virgin Islands Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7), while maintaining that reports of him giving someone a $80,000 contract to advance a GIS Public Television programme were completely false, has accused a radio station of trying to undermine confidence in his leadership and that of the coalition government.

April 28th, 2022
Acting Premier Dr Wheatley calls for ‘due process’ for both Premier & BVIPA MD

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Acting Premier of the Virgin Islands, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) has called for ‘Due Process’ for US detained Premier Andrew A. Fahie (R1) and Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA), Mrs Oleanvine Pickering-Maynard.

March 25th, 2021
VI so well protected, people forget about COVID-19 deaths – BVIHSA Psychiatrist

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Dr June M. Samuels, the Psychiatrist at the BVI Health Service Authority (BVIHSA), says the Virgin Islands (VI) is so well protected from the COVID-19 pandemic, that people have forgotten about the adverse effects of the virus.

March 9th, 2021
RVIPF launches new ‘crime mapping capability’ in VI

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Royal Virgin Islands Police Force (RVIPF) on Monday, March 8, 2021, launched a Geographic Information computer-based mapping tool developed in partnership with Town and Country Planning that it says will allow the force to map crime in the Virgin Islands (VI).

February 15th, 2021
VI's active COVID-19 cases drop to 2

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Virgin Islands (VI) continues to see a steady decline in COVID-19 cases, with just 2 active cases currently in the territory, according to the latest February 14, 2021 stats released by local health authorities.

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